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The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has easily the most political portfolio in the curia

The Church today is living in a time of saints, and of martyrs, and I suspect we shall see rather more of both in the coming weeks and years

India’s Supreme Court has made technical bigamists of Catholics who have remarried after an annulment. But it has not acted unreasonably

Pope Francis was perhaps hyperbolic. But marriage preparation shows real failings to resist the ‘culture of impermanence’

The potential scope of the new definition of episcopal negligence is of huge significance

The drive for radical ‘reform’ could actually prevent the laity from gaining a more prominent voice

Heresy has a specific meaning. Throwing the term around doesn’t help intra-Catholic debates

The blocking of the PricewaterhouseCoopers audit puts the Pope’s legacy as a reformer in peril

Those insisting Francis is a radical progressive can’t have read Amoris Laetitia

This debate pits the newest freedom, so-called “marriage equality”, in direct conflict with the oldest